The Politics of the Shutdown Deal

5:48 PM, Oct 16, 2013   |    comments
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The Senate reached a deal Wednesday to officially end the partial government shutdown and avert default on the nation's debt.

The Senate pitched the proposal, and House leaders said they would accept it.

House Speaker John Boehner said the nation's leaders just couldn't risk crashing through tomorrow's debt ceiling deadline.

So after all the verbal warfare, who, if anyone, won the budget battle?

Randall Savage spoke with Democratic State Representative James Beverly and Bibb County GOP Chair Suzanne Wood about the Senate's deal to end the shutdown.

Watch the video in the player above for more.

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